French unions strike to keep right to retire at 60

French unions strike to keep right to retire at 60

PARIS - (AP) Strikes across France delayed flights, closed schools and frustrated commuters Thursday as workers protested government plans to raise the retirement age past 60 one of the lowest even in Europe.

President Nicolas Sarkozy says retiring so young is now untenable given growing life spans, but unions see his planned reforms ...

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